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VW admits guilt and pays $4.3bn emissions scandal penalty - Financial Times

Volkswagen agreed to plead guilty to three felonies and pay $4.3bn to settle a US Department of Justice investigation as six of its executives were indicted for their role in the diesel emissions scandal that has engulfed the German carmaker for 16 ...and more »

The next Volkswagen scandal can be avoided - Financial Times

If the success of a product depends on a lie, no company should want to sell it. This is not just a moral point. Lies, useful as they are, are unstable. One never knows when they will fall apart, so a strategy based on them poses grave commercial and ...and more »

6 Volkswagen Executives Charged as Company Pleads Guilty in Emissions Case - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors announced criminal charges on Wednesday against six Volkswagen executives for their roles in the company's emissions-cheating scandal, a sharp turn by a departing administration that is trying to remake its image of ...and more »

Six Volkswagen executives charged with fraud over emissions cheating - The Guardian

VW ordered by US government to pay $4.3bn penalty, with carmaker's former staff accused of running near decade-long conspiracy. Kevin Rawlinson. Wed 11 Jan 2017 16.42 EST Last modified on Tue 28 Nov 2017 02.42 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

VW's Emissions Scandal: How It Unfolded - Wall Street Journal

Volkswagen AG's VLKAY -0.94% agreement Wednesday to plead guilty to U.S. criminal charges caps a decadelong saga in which the German auto maker systematically cheated on emissions tests and then led U.S. authorities on a cat-and-mouse game for more ...and more »

Volkswagen Pleads Guilty on Criminal Charges; One Executive Arrested - Car and Driver

Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to three criminal felony charges and will pay $4.3 billion to settle with even more U.S. federal agencies as part of its ongoing diesel emissions scandal. The Department of Justice announced Wednesday that VW will pay $2.8 ...and more »

Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions scandal, agrees to $5.7 billion settlement - ABC Online

Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany have been charged in VW emissions-cheating scandal, while the automaker itself agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $US4.3 billion ($5.7 billion). Key points: The US Government alleges at ...and more »

Volkswagen will plead guilty to cheating on emissions tests - CBS News

Volkswagen has agreed to pay a total of $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties stemming from the German automaker's efforts to cheat on federal and state emissions tests, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday. That number includes $2 ...and more »

VW pleads guilty in diesel scandal, will pay $4.3B in fines, 6 execs indicted - Digital Trends

Volkswagen has agreed to plead guilty to three criminal counts related to its use of “defeat device” software in diesel cars to cheat on emissions tests, the Justice Department announced today. VW agreed to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty, as well ...and more »

VW pleads guilty to emissions cheating - BBC News

Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to three criminal charges in the US and will pay fines totalling $4.3bn (£3.5bn) to settle charges over the emissions-rigging scandal. The firm will pay $2.8bn in criminal fines and $1.5bn in civil penalties. US Attorney ...and more »